… age of fifty, Margarets belief that the frequent pregnancies lay at the root of her premature death was to exert an enormous influence on her life and her work. Aided by her older sisters, Margaret attended Claverack College and Hudson River Institute in 1896, and then entered the nursing program at White Plains Hospital in 1900. In 1902 she met and married architect William Sanger, with whom she three children and settled in Hastings, a Westchester County suburb of New York City. While nursing in New Yorks Lower East Side, Sanger witnessed the needless suffering of many poor …
… dealt with, the issue of birth control. For others, however, her lasting importance is that her determination and humanity challenged the traditional way of thought, and introduced concepts that shifted the course of American society.
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